Systems Administrator I

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

NCI Information Systems, Inc. Andrews Air Force Base, MD

Andrews Air Force Base, MD
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED
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NCI: As the Helpdesk Support Customer Service Technician ( System Administrator I ), you will be expected to provide technical knowledge of concepts and principles related to supporting a Microsoft Windows client environment on a predominately laptop hardware platform. The position will function within a team of technicians providing helpdesk and desk side support to local customers and remote support services to offsite customers. The Technician will support a primary customer facility and occasionally an offsite COOP location. This position also requires support for on-call after hour services on a rotational basis. Furthermore, this position will assist and collaborate with other IT professional staff at the direction of the customer support manager. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.
Highlights of Responsibilities:

* Install, assist, and troubleshoot issues with Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Symantec Anti-virus, Citrix, VPN, etc.
* Install, assist, and troubleshoot laptops, desktops, printers, multifunction devices, scanners and other various hardware technologies
* Consult with immediate supervisor or higher-level IT specialists on possible solutions
* Assist supporting Voice Over IP solution
* Create and update IT support tickets per team standard operating procedures
* Provide customer support for email, hosted applications, desktop, system and network problems within defined service-level agreements
* Walk customers through a series of troubleshooting steps to determine the severity and nature of reported IT problems
* Troubleshoot customer IT service issues to resolution or escalate to senior engineers and/or service account managers as necessary
* Ability to prioritize and independently manage time on multiple projects simultaneously
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills for customer interaction and ticket documentation. Answer helpdesk calls in a timely manner and provide desk side support as needed
* Develop trusted relationships with customers by providing accurate and efficient support
* Self-identify areas of improvement related to process and technology
* Assist with the generation and maintenance of IT solution requirements
* Adhere to business casual dress code at all times
* Customer and extended team coordination and communication
* Provide on-call support
* Less than 10 percent domestic travel may be necessary (foreign travel not required)
* Flexibility with varying shift times between 0600-1800


* Active DoD secret clearance or greater
* CompTIA Security+ required; enrollment in CompTIA continuing education program is required
* The ability to physically move between three separated campus buildings
* Personal transportation capable of individual transport for offsite support within five miles of primary work location as needed
* Relocation of equipment from walking distance warehouse or within customer areas to include printers, monitors, laptops, desktops, keyboards and other peripherals
* The ability to maneuver under desks and tables
* The ability to physically move laptops, monitors, servers, keyboards and reconnect systems possibly located under desks
* The ability to work with and lift equipment up to 50 lbs
Preferred Education and Experience:
* Minimum two years of computer hardware and software support within a complex environment
* Bachelors degree in a related Information Technology; experience as a substitute to educational requirement will be considered on a case-by-case basis

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